2004 Events

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November 3, 2004 | Stellenbosch, South Africa
Jessi Stumpfel, Andrew Jones, Andreas Wagner, Chris Tchou, Tim Hawkins, Paul Debevec: “Direct HDR Capture of the Sun and Sky”
Speaker: Jessi Stumpfel, Andrew Jones, Andreas Wagner, Chris Tchou, Tim Hawkins, Paul Debevec
Host: 3rd International Conference on Computer Graphics, Virtual Reality, Visualisation and Interaction in Africa (AFRIGRAPH 2004)

We present a technique for capturing the extreme dynamic range of natural illumination environments that include the sun and sky, which has presented a challenge …

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August 19, 2004 | New York, NY
Jonathan Gratch, Wenji Mao: “Social Judgment in Multiagent Interactions”
Speaker: Jonathan Gratch, Wenji Mao
Host: 3rd International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2004)

Social judgment is a process of social explanation whereby one evaluates which entities deserve credit or blame for multi-agent activities. Such explanations are a key …

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August 19, 2004 | New York, NY
Jonathan Gratch, Stacy Marsella: “Evaluating the modeling and use of emotion in virtual humans”
Speaker: Jonathan Gratch, Stacy Marsella
Host: 3rd International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2004)

Spurred by a range of potential applications, there has been a growing body of research in computational models of human emotion. To advance the development …

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August 19, 2004 | New York, NY
Hyeok-soo Kim, Jonathan Gratch: “A Planner-Independent Collaborative Planning Assistant”
Speaker: Hyeok-soo Kim, Jonathan Gratch
Host: 3rd International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2004)

This article introduces a novel approach to the problem of collaborative planning. We present a method that takes classical one-shot planning techniques – that take …

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June 14, 2004 | Kloster Irsee, Germany
Arno Hartholt, Stacy Marsella, Jonathan Gratch, David Traum, Tijmen Muller: “Do You Want To Talk About It? A First Step Towards Emotion Integrated Dialogue”
Speaker: Arno Hartholt, Stacy Marsella, Jonathan Gratch, David Traum, Tijmen Muller
Host: Workshop on Affective Dialogue Systems (ADS 2004)

In this paper, we describe an implemented system for emotion-referring dialogue. An agent can engage in emotion-referring dialogue if it first has a model of …

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June 14, 2004 | Kloster Irsee, Germany
David Traum, Stacy Marsella, Jonathan Gratch: “Emotion and Dialogue in the MRE Virtual Humans”
Speaker: David Traum, Stacy Marsella, Jonathan Gratch
Host: Workshop on Affective Dialogue Systems (ADS 2004)

We describe the emotion and dialogue aspects of the virtual agents used in the MRE project at USC. The models of emotion and dialogue started …

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June 1, 2004 | New York, NY
Wenji Mao, Jonathan Gratch: “A Utility-based Approach to Intention Recognition”
Speaker: Wenji Mao, Jonathan Gratch
Host: AAMAS Workshop on Agent Tracking: Modeling Other Agents from Observations (MOO2004)

Based on the assumption that a rational agent will adopt a plan that maximizes the expected utility, we present a utility-based approach to plan recognition …

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March 22, 2004 | Palo Alto, CA
Jonathan Gratch, Stacy Marsella: “Evaluating a General Model of Emotional Appraisal and Coping”
Speaker: Jonathan Gratch, Stacy Marsella
Host: AAAI 2004 Spring Symposium on Architectures for Modeling Emotion

In our research, we have developed a general computational model of human emotion. The model attempts to account for both the factors that give rise …

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